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Thread #14561 Message #2601896
Posted By: Gweltas
01-Apr-09 - 01:54 AM
Thread Name: Most haunting melodies?
Subject: RE: Most haunting melodies?
"Siege Of A Nation" (composed by Mikis Theodorakis, Greece) as played by the Furey Brothers, Ireland............I think it may also be called A Nation Under Siege?
"Morning On A Distant Shore", "Banshee", "The Lonesome Boatman" ....all composed by Finbar Furey.
"Boadicea" by Enya, Ireland
"Song For A Winter's Night" by Gordon Lightfoot, Canada.
"White Squall" by Stan Rogers, Canada.
"Da Ewan" by Alan Stivell, Brittany.
"Arrane Voirrey" (composed by Peter Cubberly) as played by Mactullagh Vannin, Isle of Man
"The Terrace Of Celebrations" ("Follow me Down To The Sea") by Arkadia, Canada.
"The Missing Piece" by Cherish The Ladies, USA.
"So Near And Yet So Far" by the Hanging Johnny Shanty Crew, of Cornwall and Plymouth, UK.
"Courting Too Slow" as by John Spiers & Jon Boden, UK
"Widecombe Fair" (Not the traditional song of the same title!) as sung by Steve Knightley, of Show Of Hands, UK.
"Clohinne Winds" as sung by Niamh Parsons, Ireland.